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Manning Rotary gives $2,000 in scholarships

Every year, the Manning Rotary Club gives out several scholarships to students at Laurence Manning Academy and Manning High School. This year, they gave out four $500 scholarships totaling  …

A Confluence of Rivers: Manning author shares story of 2014 book

Before moving to Manning some six years ago, Tom Honea finished a more than 5 year passion project. A project that is now known as “A Confluence of Rivers.” Honea never knew that he would …

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Wow! The beach is covered with starfish. Don’t know the reason for this. There are hundreds, no thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of starfish washing up on the beach. If you think this is …
We often hear people say, “She made me so mad until I wanted to fight her”. It is a common thing, to blame others, when we get angry to the point of some type of action. We will avoid …
It was quite a week at A Second Chance Animal Shelter! On June 24th, Big Dog Ranch Rescue’s Freedom Ride 100 made a tour-stop at the shelter. When they left, it was with some new friendships …
For the past four months, Gayle Morris Nobles has made over 1,000 hand-made masks and given them out for free to Clarendon County residents. Nobles sat down for an Editors Office Interview to discuss …
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
DHEC announces four additional coronavirus cases in Clarendon
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 285 new cases of the novel coronavirus …
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McLeod Health Clarendon and DHEC test 500
McLeod Health Clarendon and the SCDHEC set out to administer 500 tests for COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 13. 55 staff members from DHEC, …
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State News

SCDPS, SLED announce arrests in vandalism of monument on State House Grounds

The S.C. Department of Public Safety and the State Law Enforcement Division announced Wednesday that they have made two arrests following vandalism of the Benjamin Tillman Monument over the …
School News

Wofford College announces Spring 2020 Dean's List

Dr. Michael J. Sosulski, provost of Wofford College, has announced Dean's List students for the Spring 2020 semester. Students from the area are: Connor Mouzon is from Alcolu. Rachael South is …
School News

Tyler Logan Sprott of Manning named to Clemson University Dean's List

Tyler Logan Sprott of Manning has been named to the Dean's List at Clemson University. Sprott, whose major is Electrical Engineering, made the Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester. To be …
Agendas

Turbeville Town Council Meeting Rescheduled for 7/1/20

Local Sports

The Saints no-hit the Raiders

The Clarendon Hall Junior varsity baseball picked up a win over Jefferson Davis Academy by a final score of 15-0. Ian Ridgeway and Toby Ridgeway combined to pitch a no hitter for the victory. …

The Saints start their season off with a win

The Clarendon Hall varsity baseball team picked up a region win over Jefferson Davis by a score of 11-0. Hayden Griffin pitched a no hitter with 10 strikeouts to earn the win on the mound. …
JV Baseball

A baseball game with a football score

The Manning Monarchs JV baseball team ran off with the lead late in the game for the 14-11 victory over Crestwood Wednesday night. The game was tied at 11 with the Monarchs batting in the …
Wild Boar GNCC

The Hayes brothers make it two in a row

Round two of the 2020 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, concluded on Sunday, Mar 9, 2020. The Moose Racing Wild Boar race was located …
Sports

Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity Takes the Game Over Wilson Hall In A Blow-Out Victory, 11-1

Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity had no trouble on offense today, winning big over Wilson Hall 11-1 Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity got things started in the first …
Obituaries
Milton “Poncho” Ortiz-Velez, 85, husband of 59 years to Maxine Cribb Ortiz-Velez, died Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Prisma Health Richland.    Born June 5, 1935, in Lares, …
Harrison Lee McIntosh, Jr., 66, husband of Angela Moody McIntosh, died Monday, June 8, 2020, at his home.   Born March 20, 1954, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Harrison Lee McIntosh, …
Catherine Blalock Lowder, 80, wife of Joseph Armstrong Lowder, Jr., died Monday, June 1, 2020, at her home.   Born August 16, 1939, in Bowden, NC, she was a daughter of the late John …
George Wayne Burke, 82, husband of Constance McInnis “Connie” Burke, died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at his home. Born April 22, 1938, in Alcolu, he was a son of the late George Wilbur …
Opinion
Just the other day I had to walk by a penny and not pick it up. That really hurt me. I had several things in my hands. After getting rid of everything, I didn’t get back to pick up the penny. …
My parents were married 41 years until my mother passed away in 1977. A few years after Mom’s death, Dad came to visit my husband and me in Houston, Texas. My sister also came with him so we …
I’ve started writing this so many times, but the truth is it’s so hard to find the right words. These days, I’m understanding more just how difficult, challenging, and awkward it …
In these days of Covid-19 I have been observing, reading, and watching how we are responding to this virus.  In some ways I have seen creativity on social media, a fury of doctors and nurses …
Announcements

Camp Happy days seeks donations

Camp Happy Days is here again held annually the first week of July  and in need of donations of hats, t-shirts, sunscreen, toothpaste and other toiletries are sought. Cash donations are …
WorldNet Auctions

Annual Summer Auction

AUCTION Friday, June 26, 2020 9 AM Greeleyville, SC

Embellish and Pure Romance Party

Ladies accessories for day and night Embellish and Pure Romance Thursday, June 11th 6:30 PM • Refreshments Provided
Announcement

A big happy birthday shoutout to Camie Barnes!

Congratulations Taj R. Blair

Manning High School Valedictorian.

Engagement Announcement - Danny Kosta "DJ" Pappas and Hannah Elizabeth Duncan

Mr and Mrs David Floyd of Turbeville along with Mr and Mrs Danny Kosta Pappas of Florence announce the engagement of their son, Dan Kosta Pappas, Jr (DJ) to Hannah Elizabeth Duncan, daughter of …